Compiled by Sara E. Lewis
From an index to the Virginia Gazette, produced in 1950 by Lester J. Cappon and Stella F. Duff of the Institute of Early American History and Culture (Omohundro Institute) with additional Gloucester (including Kingston Parish) material not captured by the indexers. Annual lists of world events put local listings in context. Please review primary source material before citing.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

November 7, 1754 - Chisholm, Wentworth, Donald, Gordon, Necks, Rooke, Younghusband, Whyte, Whitterong, Power

Entered Inwards, in York River.

Octo. 7. George, Alexander Chisholm, from Providence, with 400 Bushels of Salt, 2 ½ Tons of Lignum Virae, and a Parcel of Limes & Oranges.
Octo. 8. Sally, Samuel Wentworth, from Jamaica, with 27 Tierces Sugar, 2 Hhds. Coffee, 1 Puncheon Rum, 1 Bag Pimento, 23 Pieces of Mahogany, & a Parcel of Limes.
Octo. 10. Prince-William, William Donald, from Glasgow, with sundry European Goods.
Octo. 11. Margaret, Robert Gordon, from Glasgow, with ditto.
Octo. 11. Sally, Robert Necks, from London, with ditto.
Octo. 17. Delight, Bartholemew Rooke, from Bristol, with ditto.
Octo. 19. Pleasant, Isaac Younghusband, from London, with ditto.
Octo. 20. Deliverance, William Whyte, from Barbados, with 14 Hhds, 2 Tierces, & 2 Barrels of Rum, and 14 Bags of Cotton.

Cleared Outwards.

Octo. 7. Letitia, William Whitterong, for Barbados, 2881 Bushels of Indian Corn, 10 Casks of Pease, 30 Bushels of Oats, & 23 Hoops.
Octo. 24. Judith, Jeffery Power, for Barbados, with 1917 Bushels of Indian Corn, 1614 ditto Wheat, & 19 Firkins of Butter.